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Saturday Show #142: The Apology of Socrates (Plus, a YouTube Community Strike, Audiobook News, and Pre-Sale News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #142, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses getting a community strike from YouTube (later reversed!), the latest in audiobook news, and the latest news with his forthcoming novel, EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO...

/ 24 September 2017

Saturday Show #138: What’s Fascinating Frank?

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #138, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses what is fascinating him these days. To wit: Twin Peaks Season 3, True Detective, Robert W. Chambers, The Yellow King, David Foster Wallace, Michael Pietsch, The...

/ 19 August 2017

Saturday Show #135: Questions About Cults (Plus, a book update!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #135, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos asks some important questions about starting a cult. Plus, an update on the progress of publishing his independent novel. Connect with Frank on social: Twitter – http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos...

/ 22 July 2017

Saturday Show #132: Chapters 26 and 27 (Plus, The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel by Mark Frost)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #132, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses Chapters 26 and 27 of his work-in-progress, a novel. Also, The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost, Twin Peaks restaurants, an injury update, and...

/ 24 June 2017

Saturday Show #131: Chapters 24 and 25 (Plus, a Leg Injury!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #131, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 24 and 25 of his work-in-progress, a novel, plus his latest injury (leg-oriented), gutting it out, running while crossing the street, intros and outtros for...

/ 17 June 2017

Saturday Show #125: Chapters 6 through 10 (Plus some personal stuff)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast, in which Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 6 through 10 of his work-in-progress, a novel, as well as some personal stuff dealing with travel. Connect on social: Twitter Instagram YouTube Facebook ___ You should buy INFINITE ENDING...

/ 20 March 2017

Saturday Show #124: Chapter 4 and also Chapter 5.

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #124, in which Frank Marcopolos–from the infamous jet black jet stream Jetta–discusses chapters 4 and 5 of his work-in-progress, a novel. If you’re a fan of “documenting the process,” this podcast just might be for you....

/ 11 March 2017

Saturday Show #122: Chapter 1 and also Chapter 2.

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #122, in which Frank Marcopolos discusses where he’s at on his new novel. Socially inclined? Twitter – @frankmarcopolos Instagram – @frankzmarcopolos YouTube – YouTube.com/BrooklynFrank ____ You might want to buy INFINITE ENDING: Ten Stories (Affiliate Link)...

/ 26 February 2017

Saturday Show #121: Right After a Developmental Edit

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #121, wherein Frank Marcopolos discusses what happens now after a developmental edit of his current work-in-progress, a novel. Connect on social: Twitter Instagram YouTube *** You might want to buy this paperback anthology because it contains...

/ 19 February 2017

Saturday Show #109: Good People by David Foster Wallace

You are listening to “Saturday Show Literary Podcast,” a podcast about writing, literature, philosophy, and—well—life. The podcast feed stems from FrankMarcopolos.com, and is also available on iTunes, Stitcher, or any podcatcher app. This episode features a live recording of a...

/ 9 January 2016

Saturday Show #74: CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders

Live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a grad-level fiction writing meet-up held in Austin, TX. Approximate timestamps and topics are below. 0:00 Excerpt from “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” written by George Saunders, performed by Frank Marcopolos 1:56 Frank’s introduction...

/ 12 October 2014

Saturday Show #73: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 3)

Saturday Show Podcast is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a graduate-level fiction writing workshop focused on literary fiction and led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. In this episode, the group discusses the methods of...

/ 5 October 2014

Saturday Show #72: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 2)

Saturday Show is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, a grad-level fiction-writing workshop led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. The group aims to improve their craft of writing literary stories, within which can be explored...

/ 21 September 2014

Saturday Show #71: Women by Charles Bukowski (Part 1)

Saturday Show Podcast is a live recording of the Austin Writing Workshop, which is a grad-level fiction writing workshop led by a former professor of literature and philosophy. In this episode, the group examines the issue of autobiography in fiction...

/ 14 September 2014

Saturday Show #36: Reviewing Salinger – Part 2

In this episode of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses the timely demise of “Burn Notice,” the joys of a gluten-free beer called “Bard’s Beer,” the new biography of J.D. Salinger entitled “Salinger” by David Shields and Shane Salerno, the origins...

/ 14 September 2013

Saturday Show #34: J.D. Salinger to Publish 5 New Books!

In episode 34 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses El Jefe Obama’s decision not to bomb the hell out of Syria (yet), several different charities to support if you’re concerned about humanitarian aid, the HOT news about J.D. Salinger’s plan...

/ 31 August 2013

Saturday Show #33: Kindle Worlds

In episode 33 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses Kindle Worlds. Is it the latest in silliness or a major event in the world of publishing? Kindle Worlds is a publication submission platform from Amazon.com where you choose a licensed...

/ 24 August 2013

Saturday Show #31: On Vladimir Nabokov

In episode 31 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses the untimely demise of elance.com as a viable marketplace to find freelance workers of all kinds. Frank presents a clear and concise argument which leads one to conclude that this company...

/ 10 August 2013

Saturday Show #28: More Ernest Hemingway & the White-Hot MFA Debate

In this episode of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses the true value of obtaining an Masters in Fine Arts degree, the enduring influence of MFA-less Ernest Hemingway, and much, much more. As always, literary fiction techniques are discussed as well....

/ 13 July 2013

Saturday Show #20: Ann Sterzinger and Hunter S. Thompson

Saturday Show #20, The Austin Writing Group, Episode 9. Relevant Links and Various Show Notes and Such: “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by Hunter S. Thompson “A Perfect Day for Bananafish” by J.D. Salinger “The Talkative Corpse” by Ann...

/ 18 May 2013

Saturday Show #18: Susan Sontag

Swashbuckling adventures in literary fiction, continued. Saturday Show #18 Relevant Links and Show Notes: Teaching Salinger’s Nine Stories by Brad McDuffie Susan Sontag Unguided Tour by Susan Sontag

/ 5 May 2013

Saturday Show #13.5: A Little Richard Ford Audio

From “Rock Springs” … “Sometime late in the night, after Edna was asleep, I got up and walked outside into the parking lot. It could’ve been anytime because there was still the light from the interstate frosting the low sky...

/ 24 March 2013

Saturday Show #13: Austin Writing Workshop

Saturday Show Podcast #13: Featuring an appearance by the ghost of writing groups past! (In a flow-y dress, no less.) More notes to come, when my brain is fully functioning. For now, please enjoy the audio.

/ 22 March 2013

Saturday Show #10 (“American Scream: The BILL HICKS Story” by Cynthia True and an Excerpt from “A Widow for One Year” by John Irving)

As a tribute to the massive gravity of the loss of the prophet Bill Hicks, I’ve posted an excerpt from “A Widow for One Year” by John Irving in the little audio player above. “American Scream: The Bill Hicks Story”...

/ 26 January 2013

Saturday Show #8: How J.D. Salinger Ruined My Dating Life

In episode 8 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses how his love of the stories written by J.D. Salinger can be a hindrance upon his dating life. Especially after a couple of g(G?)lasses of wine. The player above uses Flash....

/ 6 August 2012

Saturday Show #6: Texas vs. New York (+ Secret Salinger)

Frank moves to Austin, Texas from South Brooklyn, New York. He takes YOU along for the ride on the road known as America. Listen in to this road trip adventure! (OK, so maybe it’s less of an adventure than a...

/ 30 June 2012

Saturday Show #4: Random Thoughts from the American Road

Show Notes: Music: “Waiting Forever” by Bill Hicks. When you purchase The Essential Collection (Amazon Affiliate Link), you get a code which allows you to download this song and 10 others from billhicks.com.

/ 29 May 2012

Saturday Show #3: Is the Indie Publishing Revolution Coming to an End?

SHOW NOTES: The Great Konrath ALMOST HOME THE WHIRLIGIG

/ 19 May 2012

Saturday Show #1: Is Attorney General Eric Holder Now in Charge of E-Book Pricing?

Saturday Show #1 Show Notes: Department of Justice Case vs. Big 5 + Apple New York Times Criticizes the Case

/ 21 April 2012